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South Sudan, Sudan Agree To Repair Damaged Oil Infrastructure

South Sudan said June 7 it had agreed with its northern neighbor Sudan to repair oil infrastructure facilities destroyed by conflict within three months to boost production in Africa’s youngest country. Michael Makuei Lueth, South Sudan’s information minister, told Reuters officials agreed with their visiting Sudanese counterparts to “evaluate and assess the damage” to South Sudan’s oil fields in the Heglig area in the country’s north. “There is an agreement between the two oil ministries of the two countries….

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US Ambassador to South Sudan Denies Regime Change Accusation

The new U.S. ambassador to South Sudan is denying oft-repeated accusations from the Kiir administration that the United States wants regime change in South Sudan; but, Thomas Hushek says the U.S. wants to see peace restored after four-and-a-half years of fighting. In an exclusive interview Wednesday with VOA’s South Sudan in Focus radio program, Ambassador Hushek said the U.S. wanted to see an end to violence and continued to stand behind the people of South Sudan. “We would like to see…

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